ECON 396 - Topics in Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policy
Section: 001 Depression and Inflation
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
Credits:
1
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Class Misc Info:
Meets 9/8/2009-10/27/2009. (Drop/Add deadline=09/28/09.).
Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 101 with a C or better.
Advisory Prerequisites:
ECON 102 (unless ECON 101 completed with B or higher).
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This is a half-term undergraduate course in applied macroeconomics. We will combine theory, history, and statistics, focusing on outstanding historical episodes from the United States. Probable topics are the Great Depression; fundamental and non-fundamental approaches to the stock market; consumer confidence; oil and the macroeconomy; gold and silver standards; and inflation, hyperinflation, stagflation, and disinflation. Some attention will be devoted to the current financial crisis and its macroeconomic effects. The prerequisite is ECON 102. Students who have taken ECON 412 may not elect this section.

ECON 396 - Topics in Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policy
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
46365
Open
21
7Sr
14Fr or So or Jr
40UGRD & GRD
-
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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